Category Archives: Families
No prophet to be sure, but I am willing to predict that the churches that have women voting now will have women preaching within fifteen years and LGBT pastors within twenty.
“Look What They’ve Done to My Song Ma” is a 1971 hit by Melanie Safka. Listen to it. It’s painful. She complains not only look what they have done to her song but what they’ve done to her brain. Let us … Continue reading
Higher Things much to the disservice of adolescents everywhere last year published an apologetic of sorts by an LCMS clergyman for his lifelong desire to be a woman which they later apologized for. Higher Things didn’t endorse the man’s lust … Continue reading
I share these notes from Albrecht Peters’ Ten Commandments. I have always been troubled by the standard, and it seems to me fascicle, distinction between fearing God in awe and in terror. Luther you will see below speaks of servile and … Continue reading
Here’s a letter I wrote to The Lutheran Witness in June 2015. They never published it or responded at least in print. They might have online and I missed it.
Obviously Paul Simon had mommy issues. “Mama looked down and spit on the ground every time my name gets mentioned.” “The first thing I remember, I was lying in my bed/ I couldn’t’ve been no more than one or two/ … Continue reading
Everyone knows the joke about the person who does not want to be “bothered” with the facts. A January 20, 2014 Time magazine article is startling in its honesty that people aren’t interested in facts but fads….This from a magazine … Continue reading
At the most recent ACELC conference I met a layman. I will call him Leon for that is his name and he would not shrink from being identified. He was at a conference recently where the Reverend Doctor Jeffery Kloha … Continue reading
For weeks, maybe months, in 1966 while my mom was shopping for groceries I was at the soda fountain in the Muir’s drug store with my father listening as Barry Saddler sang the “Ballad of the Green Berets.” One of … Continue reading
Fox has a new summer show titled Boom! and does it change everything? No, it shows everything really has changed.